Silhouette Patterns sew-alongs

Peggy Sagers of Silhouette Patterns is so generous with her webcast sew-alongs.
There isn’t much information about them on the Silhouette webcasts replay page, so here are more details.

Videos are about 1 hour long unless otherwise noted.
Webcasts may start with a general Q&A section, sew-alongs don’t.

I haven’t included any of Peggy’s Let’s Sew YouTubes, which are demos rather than sew-alongs.

TOPS – woven

Silhouette blouse patterns generally have 1” of armhole ease and no shoulder pads. Some light casual jackets are in the ‘Tops’ pattern section as they have the same armhole as the blouses.

600 classic blouse

600-classic-blouse
pattern (button placket is part of front facing, collar attached as for band collars)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_600.htm
The fit/ blouse draping video she refers to in the first sew-along isn’t available any more. Here’s a recent webcast about fitting and variants of the 600 blouse (blouse content from 5.20 – 8.40, 10.25 onwards).
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_02_08_2016.htm
first sew-along, March 14 2011
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_03_14_2011.htm
second sew-along, February 22 2016
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_02_22_2016.htm
The YouTube she mentions about the collar is here
Edge stitching.

617 Marc’s Twisted Blouse

”twistedblouse”
pattern (shawl collar, side-seam zip)
https://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_617.htm
sew-along, September 25, 2017 (1 hour 10 minutes)
https://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_09_25_2017.htm

TOPS – knit

webcasts (not a sew-along) cover many variations of the knits block base
195 sweater set
pattern
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_195.htm
early webcast about this pattern, February 4, 2013 (specific content 9.20 – 11.00, 17.40 onward)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_02_04_2013.htm
later webcast about variations of this pattern, June 1, 2015
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_06_01_2015.htm

215 Nicky’s top

215-nicky-top

pattern (based on top from 195 sweater set above)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_215.htm
sew-along, August 27 2016
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_08_27_2016.htm

PANTS

3400 3-piece yoga pant

3400yogapant
pattern
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_3400.htm
early webcast about this pattern, June 9, 2011
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_05_09_2011.htm
recent webcast about this pattern, January 11 2016
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_01_11_2016.htm
sew-along, January 25 2016
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_01_25_2016.htm
Similar sewing processes to make a yoga skirt, Silhouette pattern 2010.

3500 Carolyn’s cargo pant made as jean and 3300 Lana’s jean
Both patterns from the same block, 3500 has more styling seams.

3500carolynnpant
3300 pattern
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_3300.htm
3500 pattern
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_3500.htm
Jeans sew-along, July 25 2015 (nearly 3 hours)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_07_25_2015.htm
Similar sewing processes for making a jeans skirt, Silhouette pattern 2017.

JACKETS

Most Silhouette jacket patterns have 2” of armhole ease, shoulder pads, and 2-piece sleeves. Pattern numbers lower than 1000 have smaller armhole and no shoulder pads.

1825 Zoanne’s cape / jacket

1825zoannejkt
pattern (unlined)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_1825.htm
sew-along, January 27 2015
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_01_12_2015.htm

1950 Max’s jacket

1950max
pattern (lined)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_1950.htm
sew-along Part 1, January 13 2014
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_01_13_2014.htm
sew-along part 2, January 27 2014
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_01_27_2014.htm

1500 Notched Lapel jacket

1500notchlapel
pattern (separate lining pattern pieces)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_1500.htm
fit, November 30 2015
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_11_30_2015.htm
sew-along, December 13 2015 (nearly 3 hours)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_12_13_2015.htm

900 Carol’s jacket (made in leather)

900caroljkt
pattern (unlined including yoke)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_900.htm
webcast about this pattern, August 10, 2015
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_08_10_2015.htm
sew-along, December 3 2016 (nearly 3 hours)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_12_03_2016.htm

927 Leslie’s Bomber jacket

”927bomber”
pattern (ribbing bands, single welt pockets)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_927.htm
sew-along, August 31 2017 (2 hours)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_08_31_2017.htm

1925 Barbara’s trench coat

1925barbaratrench
pattern (all the trench style elements, 24 pattern pieces, separate lining pattern pieces)
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_1925.htm
Many adaptations of this pattern in this webcast, October 12, 2015
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_10_12_2015.htm
intro to sew-along in part 1, November 7 2011
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_11_07_2011.htm
sew-along in part 2, November 21 2011
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/media/livestreamchannel/replay_11_21_2011.htm

Whew – make all these for a thorough sewing work-out !

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Basic blocks
(patterns, not sew-alongs)

These are the basic Silhouette pattern blocks, from which the other patterns are developed :

Knits
195 – Sweater Set, jewel necks, french darts
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_195.htm

Woven top
600 – Basic Blouse, 1-piece collar, bust and optional waist darts
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_600.htm
There is a fitting webcast and sew-alongs for this, see above.

Dress
4200 – Shoulder Princess Sheath Dress
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_4200.htm

Skirt
2009 – Vera’s skirt, 8 darts in all, button front, no waistband
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_2009.htm

Knit Pants
3 Piece Yoga Pant
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_3400.htm – 3400
There is a sew-along for this, see above.

Woven pants
3200 – Sally’s Pant, 8 darts in all, front fly, waistband, tapered legs
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_3200.htm

Jacket
1900 – 4-Button Jacket, shoulder princess, lined
http://www.silhouettepatterns.com/html/patterns/p_1900.htm

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2 thoughts on “Silhouette Patterns sew-alongs”

  1. I am getting back to sewing again, and well cannot really figure out how to get my bust size.
    I was watching a program tonight and it was on a blouse pattern about going up on the bust size,
    I have been wearing exercise bras so really never got to measure anything. So how do I know that I have to increase the bust size and to what? I have lost 40 lbs and now going down another 30 so for me it is hard to see what I am at.

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